Nine people have been arrested in an online sex solicitation and human trafficking investigation in the Texas Panhandle.
The Texas Department of Public Safety on Sunday announced the arrests following a crackdown in the Amarillo area.
Law enforcement officers went undercover during the investigation into online solicitation of children.
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DPS says eight suspects are from Amarillo. One man is from Pampa. All are charged with felony online solicitation of a minor.
One of the defendants has also been charged with assault on a public servant, evading arrest and tampering with or fabricating evidence.